The Georgia Straight

It’s settled!

It’s settled!


Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed English synth-pop uno La Roux at the Commodore. 
Stef Watchman was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. La Roux at the Commodore Ballroom on September 18, 2014.
Thanks Stef!

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Interpol at the Commodore
Latyrx at Venue
Tech N9ne at the Commodore



Most weekdays and occasionally on the weekend, the Straight highlights a shot from one of the previous night’s music events. It’s our Concert Pic of the Morning. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group or post your stuff on Twitter or Instagram and tag the act’s name.

Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed English synth-pop uno La Roux at the Commodore. 

Stef Watchman was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. La Roux at the Commodore Ballroom on September 18, 2014.

Thanks Stef!

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Thanks to everyone who came out for this year’s Best of Vancouver winners’ breakfast! Big thanks to CBC Vancouver for hosting and JJ Bean for the caffeine boost!

Find full coverage here.

It’s been months in the making, but it’s finally here: our 19th annual Best of Vancouver issue!
Our readers voted for the best Vancouver stuff in 272 categories. Plus, our intrepid staffers reveal a lot of things about our fair city that we’re betting you didn’t know.
PLUS: we grill the city’s up-and-coming talent on their favourite eateries, dream venues, and more.
Read up!
Cover illustration by Matthew Billington.

It’s been months in the making, but it’s finally here: our 19th annual Best of Vancouver issue!

Our readers voted for the best Vancouver stuff in 272 categories. Plus, our intrepid staffers reveal a lot of things about our fair city that we’re betting you didn’t know.

PLUS: we grill the city’s up-and-coming talent on their favourite eateries, dream venues, and more.

Read up!

Cover illustration by Matthew Billington.

This year’s Best of Vancouver shirts are lookin’ hella good!

This year’s Best of Vancouver shirts are lookin’ hella good!

Photo of the day: Arena rock by Steven Olmstead.
Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.

Photo of the day: Arena rock by Steven Olmstead.

Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.


Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed Bay Area hip-hop duo Latyrx at Venue. 
Diana Theodora was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. Latyrx at Venue on September 14, 2014. 
Thanks Diana!

Recent entries

Tech N9ne at the Commodore
Adam Cohen at the Media Club
Katy Perry at Rogers Arena



Most weekdays and occasionally on the weekend, the Straight highlights a shot from one of the previous night’s music events. It’s our Concert Pic of the Morning. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group or post your stuff on Twitter or Instagram and tag the act’s name.

Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed Bay Area hip-hop duo Latyrx at Venue. 

Diana Theodora was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. Latyrx at Venue on September 14, 2014.

Thanks Diana!

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The Color Run brands itself the “Happiest 5k on the Planet”.

On September 13, the annual paint run touched down in Vancouver.

Photographer Andrew Chin shot these images with a GoPro.

See more: Photos: The Color Run 2014 makes a splash in Vancouver


Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed the fast-rhyming Tech N9ne at the commodoreballroom. 
Kat White was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. Tech N9ne at the Commodore Ballroom on September 11, 2014. 
Thanks Kat!

Recent entries

Adam Cohen at the Media Club
Katy Perry at Rogers Arena
Midge Ure at the Rickshaw



Most weekdays and occasionally on the weekend, the Straight highlights a shot from one of the previous night’s music events. It’s our Concert Pic of the Morning. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group or post your stuff on Twitter or Instagram and tag the act’s name.

Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed the fast-rhyming Tech N9ne at the commodoreballroom

Kat White was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. Tech N9ne at the Commodore Ballroom on September 11, 2014.

Thanks Kat!

Recent entries

Crack cellists, inspired erhu players, and driven ballet dancers: our Fall Arts Preview puts the hottest up-and-coming artists in the spotlight. Plus, our critics pick the shows you can’t miss.

All photos by Alex Waterhouse-Hayward.